John-Paul (J-P) Gustad has represented more than 3,500 people in their claims for Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income benefits from the Social Security Administration. Additionally, J-P is accredited by the Veterans Administration (VA) and represents Veterans in their claims for Service Connected Disability Compensation claims from the VA. J-P also sues abusive debt collectors in Federal District Court under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).
Please read more at www.gustadlaw.com.
J-P is admitted to practice in the State of Washington, the United States District Court, Western District of Washington and the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
J-P is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Representatives, the National Organization of Veterans' Advocates, the American Bar Association, Washington State Bar Association, as well as the King and Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Associations. J-P graduated from the University of North Dakota, School of Law in 1999, obtained his Masters of Fine Arts in 2000 and obtained his BFA from the University of Minnesota in 1991. J-P is committed to representing individuals against institutional injustice.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Alice Tweed Tuohy Scholarship||Alice Tweed Tuohy||1989|
|Principal||Gustad Law Group||2012 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Organization of Veterans' Advocates||Attorney Member||2011 - Present|
|National Consumer Law Center||Attorney Member||2010 - Present|
|Seattle King County Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Lawyer Referral Committee||Attorney Member||2006 - Present|
|National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives||Sustaining Member||2003 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Attorney Member||2001 - Present|
|University of North Dakota School of Law||N/A||N/A||1999|
|University of Minnesota, Duluth||Studio Art||BFA||1991|
|National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Washington State Convention||Navigating the World of Public Benefits Programs SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, and Medicare||2015|
|Stroke Survivor's Rehabilitation Forum||Medical Listings for Social Security Disability and Satisfying Disability After a CVA||2012|
|Pike Market Clinic Staff Meeting||Perfecting Chart Notes; The Practitioner’s Objective Observations vs. the Patient’s Subjective Reports||2011|
|WMCMA Monthly Meeting||Navigating the Social Security Labyrinth; A How to Guide to Assist Your Patients||N/A|